THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Stewart Allen Wilson, 52, devoted husband of Mrs. Pat Berry Wilson for 28 years, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 28, at Doctor's Hospital.
A memorial service was held on Thursday, August 30, 2007, at 4:30 p.m. at The First United Methodist Church in Thomson, with the Rev. Tom Kerr officiating.
A lifelong resident of Thomson, Mr. Wilson was a dedicated member of the Thomson First United Methodist Church and attended the Faith Fellowship Sunday School Class.
He was in General Motors automotive sales for 25 years. A graduate of Thomson High School, Mr. Wilson attended the University of Georgia where he received a business degree and was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. Mr. Wilson was past president of the Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce, past president of Rotary Club of Thomson, and a Paul Harris Fellow recipient. A long-time member of Thomson Boat Club, Mr. Wilson served as Commodore and on various other committees. Although he had no sons, Mr. Wilson acted as the Tiger Cub Master of the Boy Scouts of America for 15 years. Mr. Wilson will be remembered for his love of gardening, his appreciation of fine antiques and his aesthetic eye. He was a loving husband, father and friend. He will be remembered for his kind spirit.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Wilson is survived by his daughters, Virginia (Ginny) Marie Wilson and Mary Allen Wilson. He is also survived by his father, Robert N. Wilson; brother, Robert N. Wilson, Jr.; and sister, Virginia Wilson Goodson, all of Thomson.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Thomson, Ga. 30824 or The Georgia Transplant Foundation, 3125 Presidential Parkway, Suite 230, Atlanta, Ga. 30340. The family has requested that individuals consider becoming organ donors.
Curtis Funeral Home of Thomson was in charge of arrangements.